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AROUND TOWN

Merrill Newman 'confession' coerced by North Korea

The video and confession by Palo Alto resident and Korean War veteran Merrill Newman by North Korean officials was coerced,...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by So true , on Dec 11, 2013 at 2:15 pm | 8 comments | 4282 Views

SPORTS

Five Stanford volleyball players on Pacific North Regional team

Five Stanford women's volleyball players have been named to the All-Pacific North Region teams, the American Volleyball Coaches...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Dec 11, 2013 at 12:47 pm | 1 comment | 3460 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Add pay-by-phone parking to downtown RPPP

This is a simple-to-implement variation on the Downtown Residential Parking Permit Program (RPPP) concept (http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2013/10/04/analysis-city-scrambles-for-...

Original post made by Steve Raney on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Steve Raney, on Dec 11, 2013 at 8:37 am | 2 comments | 1929 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto teenager is sking to the South Pole!

With all the bad news that is usually posted here, I'm surprised that the Weekly isn't pikcing up on this encouraging story....

Original post made by parent on Dec. 11, 2013
There are no comments yet. 411 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Atherton residents rattled by noise of 'executive' planes from San Carlos Airport

Saw this story in the SJ Mercury: http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_24551120/atherton-residents-rattled-by-noise-executive-planes-from Found...

Original post made by Bill on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 10, 2013 at 11:13 pm | 7 comments | 9112 Views

AROUND TOWN

More flowers for vets!

We had a great turn out on Sunday December 8th thank you to all that came ! If you didn't get a chance to come help here...

Original post made by Karen Froniewski on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Carrie Manley, on Dec 10, 2013 at 5:56 pm | 2 comments | 602 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parent struck by car while walking student to school

In Barron Park around 8am, a pedestrian parent was struck by a vehicle while walking a child to school. http://www.cityofpaloalto.org/civica/press/display.asp?layout=1&Entry=997...

Original post made by Anonymous on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Dec 10, 2013 at 4:07 pm | 1 comment | 421 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Members differ on path for bullying complaints

A debate on the degree to which playground and other school complaints should be resolved by a teacher or principal versus...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Duvy dad, on Dec 10, 2013 at 3:11 pm | 42 comments | 4460 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Facebook Grossly Overcharging on Business Ads

Facebook is grossly overcharging small businesses on business advertising ads. I submitted an ad to Facebook specifying...

Original post made by Renee on Oct. 3, 2010
Last comment by facebook is no friend, on Dec 10, 2013 at 1:57 pm | 14 comments | 8320 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

eliminate 6,000 cars from Stanford Research Park

For: Dec 9 City Council TDM (trip reduction) Study Session Dear Council and Planning Commission, Topic: Research Park...

Original post made by Steve Raney on Dec. 9, 2013
Last comment by resident 1, on Dec 10, 2013 at 11:39 am | 1 comment | 653 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pacific Art League Winter/Spring 2014 Registration Open

Pacific Art League Winter/Spring 2014 Registration Open Browse our online class and workshop catalog http://updated.pacificartleague.org/images/education/catalog_pdf/2014%20W...

Original post made by PAL on Dec. 10, 2013
There are no comments yet. 594 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City to consider appeal of Hamilton Ave. plan

The Palo Alto City Council will consider the appeal Monday of an approved modernist building that appellant Doug Smith, a...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2013
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Dec 10, 2013 at 10:30 am | 32 comments | 3523 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher's English shortcomings - what to do?

My child goes to Paly and has a math teacher whose English is oftentimes hard to understand. In fact, the teacher's English...

Original post made by Parental on Dec. 8, 2013
Last comment by An increasing problem, on Dec 10, 2013 at 10:27 am | 9 comments | 1518 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Protesters in front of PAMF?

Is this the only localclinic that has protesters for better wages?...

Original post made by Carol on Dec. 10, 2013
There are no comments yet. 594 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: In search of a 'community conversation'

Palo Alto's new planning director, Hillary Gitelman, got her first dose of the Palo Alto process Monday night, as the city...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by crescent Park Dad, on Dec 10, 2013 at 7:21 am | 45 comments | 4977 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New school district bullying policies given 'green light' by feds and state

After spending 11 months working with federal and state agencies on developing new bullying policies and complaint procedures,...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2013
Last comment by This is so corrupt, on Dec 9, 2013 at 11:32 pm | 55 comments | 22421 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn High Hits #42 on Newsweek ‘Best High Schools’ List

Interesting article: Gunn High School vaulted to the forty-second spot on Newsweek’s “America’s Best High Schools 2011”...

Original post made by gunns ok on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by Parent 2, on Dec 9, 2013 at 8:31 pm | 26 comments | 5748 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto resident gets veterans back in the swim

On a sunny day in Malibu, Jesse Billauer, belly-down on a surfboard, cruises swiftly across the water as surfers nearby enjoy...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2013
Last comment by wayne lerrigo, on Dec 9, 2013 at 5:50 pm | 1 comment | 767 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Two nonfatal shootings in East Palo Alto and Menlo Park Sunday

Two nonfatal shootings -- one in East Palo Alto and one in Menlo Park's Belle Haven neighborhood -- occurred at nearly the...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2013
Last comment by Neighborhood spiderman, on Dec 9, 2013 at 4:29 pm | 2 comments | 2189 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Blaze destroys East Palo Alto home

A two-alarm fire gutted an East Palo Alto home, causing the structure to collapse on Monday morning. The fire began at about...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2013
Last comment by Neighborhood spiderman, on Dec 9, 2013 at 1:36 pm | 2 comments | 3564 Views
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